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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Catharine Anne Wilson Abstract Words are the usual focus of diary scholars. The physical diary is the focus of this article, along with the “diary-keeping” practices of Ontario-based farm men and women from 1830 to 1930. The convenient, compact, sturdy blank book was preferred by most diarists...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 460–461.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Europe, demonstrate the tenacity of the garden diarist herself. The editor has annotated the book with helpful explanatory notes. Sketches and photographs of the plants, gardens, and the plantation itself will likewise assist readers less versed in nineteenth-century horticulture. Although some readers...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 459–460.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to the climate of northern Europe, demonstrate the tenacity of the garden diarist herself. The editor has annotated the book with helpful explanatory notes. Sketches and photographs of the plants, gardens, and the plantation itself will likewise assist readers less versed in nineteenth-century horticulture...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 128–163.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of interest from the volunteers. In the early years of the AMS, most diarists did not receive the standard set of instruments. Fidel Castro, a local politician in Catamarca, received only the instructional pamphlet and no devices. He used the instructions to build a wind vane with found materials, but he...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 682–743.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to Keep a Record”: Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Carpenter, Daniel P. 2001. The Forging of Bureaucratic Autonomy: Reputations, Networks, and Policy Innovation in Executive Agencies, 1862–1928. Princeton: Princeton University...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 391–415.
Published: 01 July 2013
... method for analyzing journals and diaries. The method involves registering and categorizing in a database every exchange recorded during a three-year period, then using the database to study the diarist's neighborly exchanges separately. Such an approach allows one to identify patterns of exchange...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2012
... expect as it were an intellectual treat of which I am seldom disappointed, and at the time I feel my soul refreshed.33 Other diarists also recorded a wide range of leisure and social activities. Some were based around the church, as in March 1872 when George McWillie went to a soaree [sic] in the Free...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of Australia Felix in the late 1830s had encouraged emigration to Victoria s Western District: Perhaps the finest and most fertile region of Australia is that part of the Port Phillip District lying west of the town of Geelong and the bay of Port Phillip, wrote diarist Eliza Cook in 1849. Only a very small...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 262–288.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the 1930s. I want to end my discussion with the story of my favorite Dust Bowl diarist, Mary Knackstedt Dyck, as a contrast to the Burns narrative. 267 Agricultural History Spring She and her husband, Henry, lived on a farm in Hamilton County, Kansas. She, unlike Caroline Henderson, was a more typical...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 496–518.
Published: 01 October 2008
... owned nearly every kind of domesticated livestock-cattle, horses, swine, sheep, and goats-and the family kept bees for honey.7 This listingof crops and animalsoffersonly a partial accountingof theMinor farm'sproductivityL.ike many contemporarymale diarists, ThomasMinor dwelled upon his own concernsand...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 36–68.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of detailed charts to a single month.58 The detailed records of enslavers like Peyre and the more diaristic descriptions of enslavers like Dunbar were difficult to repeat on a larger scale when overseers rather than plantation owners would be completing the plantation journals. Planters purchased printed...